Paraglider pilot rescued after crash
SALT LAKE CITY — A paraglider pilot was rescued after he crashed almost 200 feet to the ground.
Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue says they were called to help rescue the man around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
They say bystanders reported the pilot’s wing collapsed and then he dropped with a partial open glider, crashing in the foothills near the West Face of Grandeur Peak at around 6,800 feet.
Search and rescue crews were able to reach the man. He was flown to a nearby school before being flown to a local hospital.
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